29 days in Kansas City, Yellowstone National Park & Seattle Itinerary

29 days in Kansas City, Yellowstone National Park & Seattle Itinerary

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Kansas City
— 6 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 14 nights
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Seattle
— 8 nights
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Kansas City

— 6 nights
The city meets the Great Plains in Kansas City City, Kansas.
You'll explore and learn at OZ Museum and Glore Psychiatric Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Patee House Museum and Pony Express Museum. Explore Kansas City's surroundings by going to Lawrence (Watkins Museum of History & Massachusetts Street), Saint Joseph (Walter Cronkite Memorial, Heaton-Bowman-Smith Funeral Museum, &more) and Tonganoxie Community Historical Society and Museum (in Tonganoxie). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Pirtle Winery, examine the collection at Evah C. Cray Historical Home, take an in-depth tour of Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm Historic Site, and contemplate the long history of Shawnee Indian Mission State Historic Site.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kansas City visit planner.

Huntsville to Kansas City is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park

— 14 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mormon Row Historic District and Chapel of the Sacred Heart. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Uncle Tom's Trail and S Rim Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Yellowstone National Park side-trips: Horseback Riding Tours (in Gardiner), Snake River Overlook (in Moose) and Grand Teton National Park (Elk Ranch Flats Turnout, Grand Teton National Park, Signal Mountain Summit Road, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, witness a stunning natural landmark at West Thumb Geyser Basin, identify plant and animal life at Grand Loop Road, and take in the dramatic scenery at Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park vacation maker site.

You can fly from Kansas City to Yellowstone National Park in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in June, and nighttime lows around 34°F. On the 21st (Mon), you'll travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Seattle

— 8 nights

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Explore hidden gems such as Hurricane Ridge and LeMay - America's Car Museum. You'll explore and learn at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center and Seattle Art Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Seattle side-trips: Pacific Bonsai Museum (in Federal Way) and Tacoma (Chihuly Bridge of Glass & Museum of Glass). There's lots more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Bruce Lee Grave Site, see the interesting displays at Museum of History & Industry, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and take in nature's colorful creations at Seattle Center.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Seattle online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June: highs in Seattle hover around 74°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips